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. >>> well on come to wourd wide exchange. as is an decide barrels towards the east code, u.s. authorities order thousands to evacuate for the the biggest storm. >> my first message is to all the people across the eastern seaboard atlantic going north that you need to take this very seriously. >> all u.s. stock markets will be closed today. its first weather related closures in 27 years. and shares in ubs rise in the open after reports swiss bank may cut 10,000 investment banking jobs and wind down up to 15 trading businesses. police wen and his family fight back. their lawyers call it untrue and are considering legal action against the "new york times." for our u.s. viewers, the show will be on just one hour this week because europes has gone off daylight savings time, so we're just four hours ahead now of new york time. hurricane sandy is also still several hours away from make landfall, but the impact of the storm is already being felt. transportation has ground to a halt as new york and other major eastern cities have shut down mass transit, airlines canceling flights and
. >> europe went off daylight savings time a week ahead of the u.s. back to full schedule next week. in the meantime, sandy is no longer a hurricane by name, but still making a major impact. storm made landfall monday night along new jersey east koer. still packing hurricane force sandy is expected to weaken, but the rain could linger. already at least ten deaths have been blamed on the storm. u.s. markets will be closed for a second day today. still electronic trading. the last time by the way the new york stock exchange was closed for more than a day because of weather, 1888. when a snowstorm piled up to 40-foot drifts. u.s. refineries had to shut nearly all the east coast fuel supplies ahead of sandy and they'll begin assessing damage today. three of the key six refineries shut down. analysts estimate sandy could cost between $5 billion and $10 billion in ensured losses. it would be the fifth costliest hurricane in u.s. history. sandy could cause more wind and flood damage than hurricane irene did last year. new york city and especially lower manhattan saw its shares of flooding
. now residents belong a long and costly recovery process. >> the u.s. markets are set to reopen after being closed the last few days. the new york mass transit system is still shut down. >>> new sthats now expect profit growth to hit the slowest since lifting. >>> welcome to today's show. the good news is financial markets start trading again. >> well, good news or it depends on how they open. certainly there's people with pent up demand. >> i think whatever happens, the fact that we're back up and trading is a good thing. >> the interesting question is why. but why couldn't the new york stock exchange have gone with its electronic trading systems. will this serve as a catalyst to maybe pursue that route the next time with more confidence. >> it's a day of cleanup. >> yes, it is. millions of people in the northeastern u.s. will spend days or weeks to recover from sandy, which is being blamed for at least 46 deaths. at its peak, more than 8.5 million homes and businesses were without power. new york city and new jersey, especially the jersey shore, were the hardest hit. president obama
. we're on the road in los alamos, new mexico, part of our 100-city tour. the u.s. military has deployed a secret task force to jordan to help respond to the ongoing violence in syria. "the new york times" reports a contingent of more than 150 planners and other specialists is tasked with helping jordanian forces handle incoming syrian refugees, prepare for syria's potential loss of control over its chemical weapons, and respond should the turmoil in syria spread more widely throughout the middle east. the mission also reportedly has discussed contingency plans to insulate jordan from the conflict, with talks of a u.s.- backed buffer zone along the syria-toward a murdeborder. the u.s. military presence in jordan comes just as the jordanian monarchy is facing its largest protests since the start of the arab spring. thousands of jordanians marched in the capital demanding economic opportunities and democratic reforms. turkey forced a syrian passenger airplane to land in and confiscated its cargo is tensions between the two countries continue to rise. the airplane was traveling fro
still for the u.s. dollar. the trade for the australian dollar has been down since then. so it seems as though that might be a little bit broken. dollar-yen rates fairly stable for a couple days, but still we are seeing story up and down a tenth of a percent. euro/dollar -- 129 and a quarter is the handle. the golden week holiday has been impacting liquidity, although some people really take you off for some of those beach destinations. >> really a lackluster day of trade. the hang seng came back from holidays, to end marginally in the green. strength in defensive telecoms were partially offset due to falling oil prices. over in japan, the nikkei heat a three-week low as investors remained cautious ahead of the boj and ecb meetings, but the retailer rallied, because annual group sales could top nearly $1 billion. if so, it would be the first japanese retailer to ever reach that scale. over in australia, the asx 200 edged up to a 14-month high. minors slumped following a short rise in the trait deficit. india now higher by .2%. >> up next, uk drinks maker have been given an extinction
story of the day. the benghazi situation. u.s. officials knew within hours of the consulate attack. dagen: fox news is following that story for us in washington. catherine, what is so significant about these e-mails? >> good morning. they appear to be the most significant we have seen your to date on the libyan scandal. it takes the real-time information on the attacks and those expected of being responsible. this brings the nation's most senior intelligence official and others directly into the loop. the fourth key player here is a cia player. one e-mail found that an islamist group was claiming responsibility for the attack. the reason "the group are claimed responsibility on facebook and twitter and has called for an attack on premises." it looks like terrorism right out of the gate. the initial assessment is all the more disarming to lawmakers. >> from day one is that we got pushed back both from the white house as well as the intelligent community early on. we could not figure it out. it was really strange. they never do that. >> about two days after the attack, they had a new
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on the government response, i spoke a short time ago to the u.s. congressman who represents atlantic city. i asked him what he needs the most. >> we need to get set up because of the devastation that it has caused so many people and this loss, as your reporter described. parts of north jersey, this is the lowest 1/3 of the state. there are parts of north jersey that have lots of structural damage. this has come into homes and businesses that will just be devastating. if you could imagine attempting to clean up without power, how much more difficult that is. getting power restored is of a primary concern, especially along the coast. >> i know it has only been a couple of days, but do you have any sense of how long this will take? the president has said that they will be with the residents of new jersey for however long it will take. >> it will be quite a while. i had an aerial tour with the coast guard this morning and we stressed from the delaware bay which is essentially the delaware bridge. those are rather small communities. they were totally devastated. houses that were crushed like matchbooks
evening i'm susie gharib. u.s. stocks are trading again, after hurricane sandy forces an historic two-day shutdown. >> tom: wall street gets back to business, as damage and recovery estimates start to climb, plus, what it takes to restore power to millions in the northeast. >> susie: and with stocks open for trading, no surprise, home depot was the dow's standout. >> tom: lots ahead, that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: an historic day on here on wall street, after the storm of the century knocked down the financial district. us stock markets resumed operations today after two days in the dark, stocks were little changed: both the dow and the nasdaq fell 10 points, but the s&p 500 gained a fraction. trading here at the new york stock exchange opened without a hitch. the new york stock exchange opened right on time. and as new york's mayor bloomberg rang the opening bell this morning, traders were happy to be back to work. it looked like a normal day, with the buzz of activity, traders milling about. it was anything but normal no one knows that better than larry leibowitz, the
intact. for me, the election is a big, big deal. even though it's u.s., not europe f the election is messy, if people get nervous about that oar the fiscal cliff, we'll see the euro fall as money goes back to t bills. >> it's a great point. ri rick, what are you seeing today? >> i'm a little nervous about trying to buy the current selloff in the treasury complex because, of course, itti could t a life of its own. on the other hand, they don't say even though starts and new home sales may be improving, there's still a huge foreclosure buildup that may be sitting on the books in banks. they continue to operate on these assumptions of a range. they believe the euro currency is going to have a hard time getting above 132. they're looking at the dollar/yen in terms of potential. they're also looking at the s&p. when we get within 3 to 5% of the all-time highs, they're looking to fade that move. >> it's interesting. what do you think the next catalyst will be for this market, guys? in terms of what leads investors. we have the election on the horizon. the fundamentals story was supposed
was not handcuffed but surrounded by five u.s. marshals. the judge read the complaint and issued an order of detention. the suspect now being held behind bars in brooklyn. he did not enter a plea. his next court appearance hasn't been set and court appointed attorney didn't d. not answer questions on her way out of here, jon. >> jon: what do we know about this guy. >> according to the fbi he came to the u.s. in january of this year with the sole purpose of creating some kind of terror attack against the united states. 21-year-old bangladeshy national named quasi mohammed asan nafez. he had ties to al qaeda. he also went on facebook they say to try to recruit jihadists to help with this terror plot to in his words destroy america. and undercover fbi agent contacted him and helped him collect what he thought was a thousand pound explosives. they load the material in the van. the undercover fbi agent drove it to the federal bank downtown while he assembled the detonator and allegedly attached it to the explosives. they parked the van next to a bank. they went to a nearby hotel and that's whe
. a nation watched as the candidates clashed over attacks that killed a u.s. ambassador. now each side continues to battle over the administration's response. >> to be clear, he was in the rose garden and he talked about acts of terror. >> the bottom line is i think the american people know the story keeps changing from this administration on libya. >> jon: tonight, the debate over the time line and the role of the moderator. plus, one of the world's most recognized brands cuts its ties with one of the biggest names in sports. and now as the doping scandal grows, word lance armstrong has stepped down as chairman of the cancer foundation he helped create. so what should the rest of us do with all those yellow bracelets? >> jon: we begin tonight with details of an attempted terror attack foiled in the heart of new york city and word that president obama was among the original targets. good evening. i'm jon scott in for shepard smith. hours ago, we learned federal agents arrested a man who they say was attempting to detonate a bomb right near the new york federal reserve. three blocks fro
, bringing wind, rain, and snow to parts of the mid-atlantic and northeastern u.s. she has cut a path of destruction, flooding, and massive power outages as the death toll from the storm stands at 17 across seven states. even as sandy makes her way to canada, the destruction is devastating. high winds pushed the atlantic ocean up and over seawalls, flooding entire neighborhoods. the wind and water teamed up to cut power to millions of people along the eastern seaboard. the storm surge even continued today as sandy tracked through western pennsylvania and new york state. the storm has affected an estimated one out of every five americans, bringing some business to a standstill over flooding, closed airports, and no public transportation. while rescue efforts continue tonight, early damage estimates are still rough, running between $10 billion and $20 billion, according to eqecat. hurricane irene did $10 billion damage 14 months ago. >> susie: wall street was closed again today for the second straight day because of hurricane sandy. this is the first two-day weather-lateshutdown since 1
. >> reporter: quazi mohammad nafis came to the u.s. from bangledesh on a student visa to study at southeast missouri state university. he caught the f.b.i.'s attention allegedly in an extremist online chat room trying to form a terror cell. agents posing as al qaeda facilitators arranged a meeting with nafis, in which he allegedly laid out his plan to attack new york city. an f.b.i. affidavit alleges that nafis helped building a 1,000-pound bomb in a long island warehouse. in audio and videotaped conversations with an f.b.i. informant, nafis allegedly said he wanted to "destroy america" on behalf of al qaeda. according to the f.b.i., while planning the bombing, nafis told an undercover agent, "what i really mean is that i don't want something that's, like, small. i just want something big, something very big." this morning, the 21-year-old allegedly drove a van he believed carried the bomb downtown and parked it in front of the federal reserve bank of new york. nafis walked a short distance to this hotel, where the f.b.i. says he then recorded a video claiming responsibility for the attack.
storms sandy wreaks havoc in the u.s. and canada. >> swiss banking giant ubs announces plans to fire more than 10,000 employees and a treatment from investment banking. >> the man due to challenge angela merkel in next year's german elections denies neglecting his duties as a lawmaker by moonlighting. >> new york is closed for business in the aftermath of super storm sandy, which left at least 30 people dead. >> damages are likely to surpass those of last year's hurricane irene. sandy has move left much flooding in its wake, paralyzing new york's mass transit system and leaving millions in the dark -- sandy has left much flooding in its wake. >> here is more from america's most populous city. >> the storm has moved on, but the water remains. many of the city's road and subway tunnels are still flooded. public transport will be out of action for days to come. the effects of sandy can be seen on the streets -- residents are relieved that the worst is now behind them. >> well, last night, we could look down this street here, and we saw the river coming toward us. it actually look like someth
is getting back to the u.s. many americans have found they haven't been able to get a flight until this weekend. something that becomes very expensive when you consider that some u.s.-based airlines are not helping people out with hotel payments. we talked to a family from philadelphia today who was able to tentatively book a flight just now on friday back home. and they were able to book on ba. they've been provided with with breakfast, lunch, dinner and hotel accommodations. that's helping them out. what we haven't been seeing is lines at the airport because all airlines for the most part have been very good at notifying passengers and telling them not to show up at the airport until further notice. >> michelle kosinski in london. thanks. >>> it is back to business for wall street today after sandy sidelined the heartbeat of america's financial world. plus george lucas makes a blockbuster deal that will bring three new star wars movies to the silver screen. >>> in weather, a powerful storm is coming into the pacific northwest. you the worst weather in the country on this hallowee
that was responsible for leaving this system and sending it back at the u.s. is still sitting there. we have another day or two until we can get rid of the storm. the concern this morning is that everyone without power, temperatures in the 40s. very cold. snow is winding down. only a little more is expected. people without power, a chilly morning for you. that's a look at your forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. well, on this halloween, many areas of the country will actually see beautiful weather. it's unfortunate the areas near sandy, great lakes, ohio valley still have to deal with the cloudsnd and occasional showers. i'll have the complete halloween forecast later. >>> bill, thanks so much. >>> also coming up, the presidential election is less than 140 hours away and sandy could end up being the major factor in choosing our next president. >>> plus, years of medical research at one of the nation's top colleges destroyed by sandy. much more ahead this morning on "early today." >>> welcome back. election day is now less than 140 hours away, but right now for millions of
media say at least 40 people across the u.s. have been killed. experts have downgraded sandy from a hurricane to post tropical cyclone by the time it hit shore. still, new yorkers have never seen anything like it. >> we expected an unprecedented storm impact here in new york city. that's what we got. so while the worst of the storm is passed conditions are still dangerous. i just can't stress that enough. >> a power station in manhattan exploded. power was knocked out to much of the burough. city officials say it will take one week to restore power as well as the walteter, rail and other services. 2 million households across new york state are still without electricity. the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission says workers are alerted at the nuclear power plant on the new jersey coast. officials were concerned about high water levels. three other nuclear mranlplants new jersey and new york were shut down because of high water and damage to the electrical grid. new yorkers found their streets, businesses, and homes flooded. they spent the day trying to dry out. >> the streets of down
brown examines the reality and the rhetoric over u.s.-china policy and trade. >> woodruff: from our brand-new series, "agents for change," fred de sam lazaro profiles a group that offers refuge for victims of modern-day slavery in the philippines. >> 15% of the gross domestics products comes from money sent home by overseas filipinos, but there is a dark downside that makes these vulnerable. >> and spencer michael has the story of >> ifill: and spencer michels has the story of high tech sailboats gearing up for the america's cup in san francisco next year. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> when i was in an accident, i was worried, the health system spoke a language all its own, with united health care, i got health care for my life, information on my phone, and connection to doctors who get where i'm friiÍo, and tools to estimate what are my costs, so i might never miss a beat. >> we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. united health care. >
voting in key swing states, including virginia and ohio. no u.s. presidential election has ever been delayed or cancelled in our nation's history, but congress has the authority to do so. there's also been concern that the storm could delay friday's release of october unemployment numbers. the last jobs report before the election. as of this morning the labor department says it does intend to have those numbers available friday. meantime, both president obama and mitt romney have put their campaign trips on hold because of the storm and the need to deal with this aftermath. >>> a deadly school bus accident in northern kentucky monday afternoon, two pre-schoolers were killed when their bus overturned and slammed into a tree. four other children were taken to local hospitals. the bus driver escaped without being harm. the cause of this crash is still under investigation. >>> a shuffle for apple executives after some embarrassing software glitches and retail staff cuts. software chief scott forestall will be leaving next year. the reason, reported lit glitches in apple maps which gave u
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about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya and his administration's response to it. he told john stewart from "the daley show" that the american government is one big praise and sometimes, quote, something screws up. but he is vowing to fix all of it. the 9/11 attack in benghazi killed an ambassador and three others. the presidential debate this week, during it governor romney accused of president obama of waiting two weeks to call it an act of terror. the president said he used the words the next day, but republicans point out other officials were telling a different story even days later. your fox top story and ed henry is on live in new york. the president is still dealing with this question. >> he is. when you talk to the president's campaign advisors he got the better of the exchange with mitt romney. nonetheless, they know that while they believe he looked like a statesman, he was showing leadership. he was showing up for his diplomats. there were so many confusing stories they have to clean it up. take a listen to what he said. quote, we weren't confused about the fact tha
. he came to the united states in january 2012 for the sole purpose of carrying out a plot on u.s. soil. he is charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to import materials from al qaeda. he assembled what he believed to be a 1,000 pound bomb in the van. he drove to the new york federal reserve bank in lower man hat and an attached the detonator what he believed to be the bomb. he parked the van and walked to a nearby hotel and repeatedly tried to detonate the bomb and the van did not blow because the explosives were not real and. consequences. it is important to emphasize that the public was never at risk in this case because actually an the suspect now at federal court in brooklyn. back to you. melissa: amazing. the impact of this on the economy would have been absolutely crippling. thank you so much for that report. wow!. >>> letts take a look at the day's market headlines. the bulls two-day rally losing steam despite strong date from the housing sector. disappointing earnings from ibm and intel weighing on investors. the dow just gained five points.
progress within cities? where in the u.s.? >> we can point to smarter transportation and public safety and health care. that is not necessarily a smarter city. a smarter city, and it was alluded to a number of times this morning, is a city of the complex group of systems. how do you take advantage of the integration of those systems. this is where we are lacking. take a building. you can have a building and you can implement the best building information management system that exists in the world. then you can implement the best physical security system in the world. you be doing pretty well. there is an opportunity there to even better your operation by integrating the two. think of the additional insight you could game and have you could run and manage the building more effectively. the same principle holds true for a city. why are we lagging other countries? sometimes we cannot get out of our own way. it is the way we are organized. it is the way we make decisions that it's in our way. >> do you agree with that assessment? are their pockets for the u.s. takes law enforcement? >> the
issue on the minds of americans. it's been that way since late 2007 when the u.s. economy went into a recession, and how do americans feel about which candidate is doing a better job on the economy right now? they were split going into the first debate. we'll take a look at polling coming out that was conducted after the first debate. again, right there, can you see that number. that 48%, that really says it all. the economy is the most important issue on the minds of american voters, and what's the most important economic issue, jobs, randi? >> which is why there is so much heated debate about those most recent jobs numbers. paul, thank you very much. we added 114,000 jobs last month, look at the latest numbers when it comes to jobs in manufacturing. the industry lost 16,000 jobs. but manufacturing is an important industry for many swing states, especially along the rustbelt, including small times like goshen, indiana, where our ted rowlands gives us context to those numbers. >> reporter: this is in elk hart county, indiana, an area absolutely hammeringed during the recession,
. solid boost in government spending up nearly 10%. this helped expand the u.s. economy. defense spending increased 13%. government spending on everything else is up 3% there are other factors like personal consumption, that's the amount u.s. consumers buy that increased by 2%. housing also improved growth. holding back the economy, american businesses spending less and exporting fewer products. and the drought in the midwest, shep. >> shepard: what did wall street have to say about all of this? >> the g.d.p. report was slightly better than analysts had expected. the u.s. markets opened up. major averages fell on disappointing profit reports and weak economic outputs. hovered around even for the rest of the afternoon. the dow jones industrial average finished up 3.5. the nasdaq finished up 2. the s&p up one. all finished up for the week, shep. >> shepard: rich edson in washington. thanks. the white house says the economy is heading in the right direction even if it's growing too slowly. governor mitt romney called the numbers new evidence that president obama has come up short. >> slow ec
corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. >> sandy strikes int he u.s. kills 16 and a surge washes through city is on the east coast. the big apple is a big blackout. the storm sparked fires as well as flooding in at least 50 homes in queens. >> so far this has involved about five buildings. we could not get any apparatus down the block. >> welcome to bbc world news. also coming up in this program, as the economic slowdown goes on, financial heavyweights meet in berlin for a financial solution. we find out how hollywood makes sure some of its blockbusters appear on chinese screens. hello, people come up on the east coast of america, waking up too damaged after storm sandy swept across the region. 16 people have been killed as a result of the storm and 16 million are without power. -- 6 million people are without power. >> hello and welcome to washington on the east coast of america where the devastating power of storm sandy was unleashed last night, leaving millions in new york without power and widespread flooding in lower manhattan. break hasas triggered a majo
but this does not come as a surprise. the u.s. automakers are having a nice showing on this first day of trading. certainly a monumental opening after being closed for two days and many of these have no self service or internet service but nyse systems able to trade electronically and full force smooth opening for the new york stock exchange. when i talked with duncan neiderauer and he talked about electronic opening the truth is these big companies, goldman sachs and j. p. morgan would have to bring in someone somewhere even if we were trading electronically and just for keeping people lot of harm's way is what he meant when he talked about it being irresponsible to open any earlier than today. the pricing and trading done well but you need some human electronic trading which is why they made this monumental decision. dagen: thank you. connell: continuing coverage of the recovery from hurricane sandy. the markets are open for business. dagen: neil cavuto is always on the job. never leave the place. we are here and 2:00 and didn't go anywhere. he is standing by to talk about the recovery and the
and those requests were denied. reporter: also the head of the u.s. special forces team in libya. >> all the forces are telling headquarters at the state department that we need this. and the answer kept coming back out? >> you need to do it less. for what reasons, i don't know. >> the fbi was just there a week ago. we need to learn about information. reporter: the official is undersecretary of state for management, patrick kennedy, who has been in his post since 2007. fox news has learned that on this evening of september 12, kennedy privately briefed senate staffers and told them that benghazi appeared to be a high sophisticated attack. kennedy indicated that this was fairly complex and not like a protest that have gotten out of hand. >> we don't see at this point signs that this was a coordinated plan, premeditated attack. >> .divergent narrative was offered four days later, not for another three days that a senior u.s. official state publicly what undersecretary kennedy had told congress privately. >> they were killed in thh course of a terrorist attack on the embassy. >> there was a
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